The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) is strengthening its adherance to its rules and policies.
The New York Fed announced its new GDP tracking and forecasting tool, the FRBNY Nowcast. The tool will use near real-time data to update U.S. economic growth daily, as the Fed will release a report weekly using the tool and data.
DocSend received a new investment round totaling in $8 million to enhance its service on documents sharing and documents analytics. The startup has been focusing in documents as the core of most business deals.
Uber Received Hundreds of Data Request on Its Riders and Users From US Law Enforcements and Regulators
Uber revealed that it has received too much data request from US law enforcement agencies and regulators. The company has provided information on its riders and drivers for most requests after reviewing its legal framework.
Microsoft has became the first major U.S. tech company to endorse the Privacy Shield agreement between EU and the U.S. The company agreed to discuss the framework of data protection further with the EU officials soon.
India is using its wide biometric ID system, the Aadhar database, to bring banking services access to more of its people. An Indian bank already introduced an ATM where people can use their Aadhar ID number or ID card to make transactions instead of a PIN.
In the wake of Brussels attack, more European countries are considering making new policies that would legally require tech companies to hand over encrypted information when needed. That will affect tech companies around the world as Apple is pushing forward to fight back in the U.S. as well as in Europe.
IHS and Markit, two of the information titans announced of their merger with a $13 billion deal. Once the deal is closed, it will be renamed IHS Markit with a "definitive agreement" for "an all share of equals".
Sources believe that Apple is trying to enhance its security for iCloud amid the legal dispute with the FBI. However, the tech giant will have its challenges to ensure security while retaining users convenience. Reports also said that the company has moved some of its iCloud services to Google servers.
China's stocks fell for a second session, but managed to pare early losses on buying support from state-backed institutions. However, the buying support from state-backed funds renewed concerns that inflation is rising.
The first case of ransomware malware in Apple’s OS X was reported last week, via an infected BitTorrent client app, Transmission. Both Transmission and Apple has responded to that threat and prevent further infections.
Time Inc. was interested in big data owned by Specific Media when they acquired Viant, which owns Specific Media. Apparently, Viant also owned other business units, including social network Myspace. Time Inc. will use data from Viant's business lines including Myspace to improve its advertising activities.
Norton antivirus maker Symantec Corp (SYMC.O) will split into two publicly traded companies, one selling security software and the other providing data management, potentially making itself more attractive to suitors.
Cisco Systems will invest $1 billion over two years to expand its cloud offerings, the company said on Monday, linking hundreds of data centers and cloud providers around the world in a network with more than 30 partners.
When popular Chinese handset maker Xiaomi Inc admitted that its devices were sending users' personal information back to a server in China, it prompted howls of protest and an investigation by Taiwan's government.